Sunday, 30th April 2017
National
  • Power plant vessel to arrive in Medan
    28th April 2017
    The Indonesian National Electricity Company, PT. PLN, is scheduled to receive a 240 megawatt (MW) power plant from Turkey, arriving in Medan in May 2017. PLNs Director of Sumatra Regional Business, Amir Rosidin, said in a ...
  • President vows to find solution to trawl ban
    28th April 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has promised to seek a solution to the ban imposed on fishermen to use cantrang, or trawls, during fishing operations. "The government will find the best solution for fishermen," President ...
  • KPK to investigate two suspects in PT PAL corruption case
    27th April 2017
    The Indonesia Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) will question two suspects in the graft case over the procurement of ships for the Philippines by the state-owned shipbuilding company PT PAL. "The two, General ...
  • Indonesia ready to continue cooperation with UN
    27th April 2017
    Indonesian Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Ambassador Hasan Kleib conveyed the governments commitment to continue cooperating with the UN. "Indonesia is ready to play a role and cooperate with the UN ...
  • President inaugurates construction of simple flats in Tangsel
    27th April 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) inaugurated the start of construction of Simple Flats (Rusunami) for people from the low-income group in South Tangerang (Tangsel), Banten Province, on Thursday. The president arrived at the ...
  • Security problem should not influence investor sentiment: Police chief
    27th April 2017
    National Police Chief General Tito Karnavian said that political and security turmoil should not cause foreign investors to stop investing in Indonesia. "We must defend the investors from leaving Indonesia," he stated ...
  • Islamic universities must be able to compete at national level: VP
    27th April 2017
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla has stated that Islamic private institutes of higher learning (PTIS) must improve their quality to be able to compete at the national level. "They must first compete at the national level before ...
  • Police to investigate discovery of Indonesian passport in South Philippines
    27th April 2017
    The Indonesian police will investigate the discovery of an Indonesian passport at the Maute camp during a military attack in South Philippines, the police spokesman Senior Commissioner Martinus Sitompul stated. The finding ...
  • Bappenas still studying plan to move capital outside Java
    27th April 2017
    The National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) is still studying a plan to move the capital of Indonesia from Jakarta to outside Java. "We are still studying it. Shifting the seat of government will not only focus on ...
  • Indonesia accords priority to clean energy use
    27th April 2017
    Indonesia has given priority to eco-friendly energy use in an effort to preserve the environment, deputy chairman of the Houses Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Board (BKSAP), Rofi Anwar said. "Indonesia has gradually ...